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Save the Chinese Sturgeon From Imminent Extinction - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Environment, Yangtze River, China, Pollution, Endangered Species, Fish, Sturgeon, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 28 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Sign to stop the pollution and reckless development of the Yangtze River from killing the ancient Chinese sturgeon, as only around 100 remain in the wild. Other species under threat of extinction are the finless porpoise and the Chinese alligator.
Save Raju the Elephant in India From Forced Return to Captivity in Chains - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: India, Animal Cruelty, Elephants, Protection, Wildlife SOS, Sanctuary, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 38 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Raju the elephant wept after activists at Wildlife SOS in India removed the chains that had been wrapped around his legs for the past 50 years. Sign to help this recovering elephant stay at his sanctuary free from spiked chains and painful suffering.
Protect US Wildlife From Destructive Logging Practices in California - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wildlife, US, California, Logging Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Black-backed Woodpeckers, California Spotted Owls, National Forests, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 38 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Please sign to ensure the survival of threatened species (including the Black-backed Woodpecker and the California Spotted Owl) that rely on California forests by banning irresponsible logging practices in the Tahoe and Sierra National Forests.
Stop the Oil for Ape Scandal in Borneo - Via Avaaz Petitions
Animals  (tags: Borneo, Orangutans, Palm Oil Industry, Deforestation, Trees, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 39 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Palm Oil companies are planning to expand the deforestation of rainforest on the Island of Borneo - alongside the Sekonyer River and Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan. The orang-utan, clouded leopard and sun bear live in this forest.
End Federal Agency's Wildlife Slaughter - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: US, wildlife, Wildlife Services, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Slaughter, Killing, Sadness, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 41 days ago - forcechange.com
End the Wildlife Services cruel and unwarranted extermination campaign, and demand transparency in wildlife management. It is supposed to be responsible for controlling invasive species but it has destroyed far more native species for unknown reasons.
Poll and Petition to Stop the Dolphin Slaughter in Taiji Cove, Japan - Via Focusing on Wildlife
Animals  (tags: Japan, Dolphins, Animal Cruelty, Slaughter, Killing, Suffering, Ethical concerns, Poll, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 41 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
Please vote 'yes' in the poll to stop the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji Cove, Japan and then also please sign the petition (via the link at the bottom of the page) to stop the six-month killing of dolphins in the cove which turns red with blood.
Save Endangered Birds From Deforestation in California US - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Animals, Owls, Woodpeckers, Endangered Species, Extinction, Environment, US, National Forest, Deforestation, Habitat destruction, Ethical concerns, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 49 days ago - forcechange.com
Prevent loggers from endangering local wildlife with extinction (CA owl) by removing more trees from the heavily burned Stanislaus National Forest. The damaged forest is not completely unsalvageable either as reports indicate "new growths" appearing.
Petition the Greek Government to Enforce Existing Laws to Save the Barrel Dogs - Via Avaaz
Animals  (tags: Greece, Dogs, Animal Cruelty, Law, Animal Welfare, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 50 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Throughout Greece dogs are kept as 'scarecrows' chained with just a barrel for shelter, most die before the age of two from lack of food or water, heatstroke or disease. Existing anti-cruelty laws in Greece prohibit this cruelty but are not enforced.
Stop the Animal Cruelty to Santorini Donkeys in Greece - Via Avaaz Petitions
Animals  (tags: Greece, Donkeys, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Sadness, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 58 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The mediterranean Island paradise of Santorini in Greece has cruel donkey rides. Tourists ride donkeys up a steep 250m cliff path and are improperly cared for by greedy owners. They are overworked with infected sores and inadequate rest and shelter.
Save Bobcats From Proposed Fur Farm in Montana US - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Animals, Bobcats, US, Fur Farming, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Slaughter, Sadness, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 59 days ago - animalpetitions.org
A fur farm is proposed for Montana in the US which would breed bobcats in captivity, keep them in small wire cages negatively affecting their behaviour, and then sell them to the fur industry to be inhumanely killed and skinned for clothing.
The Connection Between Animals and the Ebola Outbreak - One Green Planet
Animals  (tags: Animals, Primates, Monkeys, Ebola virus, Animal Imports, Laboratory experiments, Suffering, Health risks, Peta, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 59 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Despite the concrete evidence that Ebola is connected with the shipments of primates the world's largest importer continues to ship thousands of monkeys each year from Africa and Asia into the United States. Link to Global Peta petition at end of article.
Protect the Welfare of Farm Animals in US - Force Change
Animals  (tags: Factory Farm Animals, Pigs, Cows, Chickens, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Abuse, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 63 days ago - forcechange.com
Petition the USDA to protect livestock from the incredibly cruel and abusive conditions on factory farms, and to establish regulations for the improved standard of minimum care given to farm animals, who need to be protected at the federal level.
Stop Oil Exploration to Save Critically Endangered Dolphins in New Zealand - Force Change
Animals  (tags: New Zealand, Maui Dolphins, Endangered Species, Oil and gas Industry, Environment, Habitat destruction, Extinction, Animal welfare issue, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 63 days ago - forcechange.com
Petition the Prime Minister to stop proposed oil and gas exploration in New Zealand waters to save the last 55 Maui dolphins from extinction. The proposed drilling and sonar disturbance would be in a part of a dolphin sanctuary only created in 2008.
Save Endangered Pollinating Bumble Bee in US - Force Change
Animals  (tags: US, Animals, Bees, Pollinator, Endangered Species, Suffering, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Sadness, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 63 days ago - forcechange.com
Petition to list the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species. This unique and important pollinator, a relative of the honey bee, needs to be saved from extinction. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation has requested this listing.
Sign Petition - Stop Greyhound Torture in Spain - SPCA International
Animals  (tags: Spain, Greyhounds, Hunting Dogs, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Death, Sadness, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 64 days ago - spcai.org
In Spain there is a widespread hunting tradition that involves torturing and killing approximately 60,000 Greyhounds (Galgos) a year. Greyhounds are repeatedly abused and starved by hunters during the hunting season and then tortured and left to die.
 

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